Hermes Silk Jacquard Scarf Napoleon by Ledoux Green and Red RARE
Gorgeous Napoleon silk jacquard scarf in excellent vintage condition. Designed by Philippe Ledoux, the Maison Hermes first issued this stunning jacquard scarf in 1963 and here as a gorgeous re-issue.
The bee jacquard carre pays homage to Napoleon Bonaparte. Five vignettes depict the French emperor in great detail throughout his reign. Bee, the symbol of immortality and resurrection, as to link the new dynasty to the very origins of France, was chosen by Napoleon along with the eagle, to be emblems of the Empire.
Ledoux, the master of detail and story depiction, and perhaps the most beloved of all Hermes designers, has created an unforgettable scarf, a true timeless classic worthy of any great collection